If You Own an Auto Repair Shop in California, It Can Be a Thankless Task
POSTED September 11, 2021

If You Own an Auto Repair Shop in California, It Can Be a Thankless Task

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Oh boy! And you thought it was a great idea to run an auto repair shop in California. It was going to be profitable, and a great way to earn a living.

Don’t get us wrong. You’re right.

However, there are certain issues when you run an auto repair shop and they are (1) the customers and (2) the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

If You Receive a STAR Invalidation, You Need to Appeal It
POSTED September 1, 2021

If You Receive a STAR Invalidation, You Need to Appeal It

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The STAR program in California’s smog industry is the “creme de la creme,” that is the “best of the best.” It’s the state’s way to really “up the game” for both consumers who need SMOG certificates and shops that want to provide them.

Receiving a Criminal Case Contact From the Bureau of Automotive Repair Is Scary
POSTED August 29, 2021

Receiving a Criminal Case Contact From the Bureau of Automotive Repair Is Scary

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Criminal cases can be scary, as the very word “criminal” is just a lot more frightening than “civil.” But really, anytime you as an individual are in a dispute with the government, there is the possibility of it being classified as “criminal.”

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post on an Auto Repair Shop Defense Attorney Ready to Fight for Blue Collar Values
POSTED August 27, 2021

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post on an Auto Repair Shop Defense Attorney Ready to Fight for Blue Collar Values

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Los Angeles, California – August 27, 2021. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of best-in-class defense attorneys is proud to announce a new post on blue collar values. Often, the California state bureaucracy takes action against hard-working auto shop owners or technicians who can feel overwhelmed.

As an Auto Repair Shop Owner, the BAR Believes That You Are Its Enemy
POSTED August 5, 2021

As an Auto Repair Shop Owner, the BAR Believes That You Are Its Enemy

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In California, SMOG shop owners and auto technicians are all working extremely hard in order to keep the SMOG problem in check. Let’s face it, we all want the freshest air to breathe so it is quite right that vehicles should be SMOG checked and not allowed on the road if they fail the test.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Blog Post on Bureau of Automotive Repair Actions and Dispute Options
POSTED July 30, 2021

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Blog Post on Bureau of Automotive Repair Actions and Dispute Options

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Berkeley, California – July 30, 2021. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of defense attorneys working for auto repair shops, technicians, and those in the SMOG industry is proud to announce a new blog post on the timely topic of disputing a so-called “action.”